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Read the latest research news from Quarterly, the magazine for alumni, friends, faculty and students of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison.

 

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Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

Madison, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher is honing in on a way to identify women at high risk of ovarian cancer recurrence, a common problem with the disease. Christina Kendziorski, principal investigator at the Ken...
2/21/2017 | Researchers Use Genetics to Identify Cancer Recurrence Risk

UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

Where you live has a major impact on your health. As that simple idea gains more traction in public-health research, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is now employing a novel tool to target disparities in diabetes care.&nbs...
2/17/2017 | UW Research to Help Feds Target Diabetes Outreach

UW Teams Up With NBA and GE Healthcare to Study Hamstring Injuries

UW Teams Up With NBA and GE Healthcare to Study Hamstring Injuries

Madison, Wisconsin - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and GE Healthcare have awarded a $300,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) to identify risk factors for hamstring injury (HSI) in athl...
2/15/2017 | UW Teams Up With NBA and GE Healthcare to Study Hamstring Injuries

Ed Chapman Wins Prestigious Award for Neurological Research

Ed Chapman Wins Prestigious Award for Neurological Research

Ed Chapman, PhD, was one of 30 neuroscientists nationally to receive a prestigious new federal grant designed to support long-term research in the laboratories of some of the country’s most creative and productive scientists. Chapman, a pr...
2/08/2017 | Ed Chapman Wins Prestigious Award for Neurological Research

New Study to Create and Test Personalized Vaccine Against Multiple Myeloma

New Study to Create and Test Personalized Vaccine Against Multiple Myeloma

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is launching a clinical trial that will create a customized vaccine using a patient’s own tumor and immune cells, in order to prevent myeloma relapse. This is one of the first, large-scale,...
2/07/2017 | New Study to Create and Test Personalized Vaccine Against Multiple Myeloma

 

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